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Experience Summer Camp at Yale University - Are you Ready for an Ivy League University?

Posted by Alex McLoughlin on Nov 20, 2018 2:33:00 PM

Prospecting institutions of higher education can be an intimidating experience for any high school student. Those who may have spent only a limited time away from home and are now considering their first adventure in another state—perhaps another country—often find it daunting, to say the least.

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Topics: Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, Pre-Professional Programs, yale

3 Ways Cooperative Learning Can Create a Lifelong Love of Learning

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Nov 14, 2018 2:33:00 PM

Cooperative learning can include varied settings and formats, but we are going to use it to broadly cover interactive group activities – namely, those in which groups of students work together to solve problems.

If you are picturing a free-for-all setting, like Lord of the Flies, don’t worry. Good teachers remain engaged throughout the process to keep an eye on the work and offer feedback on individual and group performance. Offering clear expectations and guidelines early on will allow students to understand the boundaries and allow more freedom and autonomy to explore the problems inside of these parameters.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Middle School Summer Programs, For Parents

How Networking at Summer Camp Can Expand Career Opportunities

Posted by Brenda Ronan on Nov 9, 2018 2:30:46 PM

networking-at-summer-campA lot of people talk about the importance of networking to land your dream job, which is great. However, not enough people discuss proactively building your network as early as possible, long before you are even thinking about taking your first job. This can have a huge upside. Getting into a good school and landing a great internship, for example, are both much easier with connections in place and will help you land your dream job down the road.

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Topics: Internships for High School Students, Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs, Julian Krinsky Business School, Pre-Professional Programs

What College Degree Would Suit Me Best?

Posted by Keri Branch on Jul 9, 2018 11:14:00 AM

When preparing for college, every student starts with the questions “What degree should I get?” and “What degree is best for me?”

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Topics: Pre-College Summer Programs, High School Summer Programs

5 Tips To Help You Get An Athletic Scholarship

Posted by Arvind Aravindhan on Jul 2, 2018 11:12:18 AM

If you’re a high school student-athlete looking to take your game to the next level, you should be doing everything you can to earn an athletic scholarship from a top college or university.

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Topics: High School Summer Programs, Trending Topics

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